June 6, 2004
Malcolm and Evelyn Threatt will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a reception on June 12, 2004, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at The Lauderdale County Baptist Center in Marion. The Threatts were married on June 10, 1944. Evelyn was almost 16 and Malcolm, who left for World War II one month later, was 18. After the war, he worked various jobs and was then employed with the U.S.D.A. for 20 years. After 16 years as an alderman for the town of Marion, he ran for mayor in 1993 and has served in that capacity for 11 years. Evelyn retired after more than 24 years with the Lauderdale County School System. Their children are, Andy Threatt and his wife, Penny, of South Carolina, Arnold Threatt and his wife, Pam, of Tennessee, Victor Threatt and his wife, Gayle, of Meridian, Wynn Threatt and his wife, Amanda, of Jackson, Ruth Bouder of Marion and Lashley Threatt and his wife, Debbie, of Meridian. They have 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend. The couple request no gifts, please.